Pepe and Paco
Katharine Laura, author
"In Old-fashioned Story Series Book II, young readers with become familiar with more advanced vocabulary and savor the power of the descriptive word. This tale relates how the captivating kitten Pepito of yesteryear (Book I) metamorphoses into a formidable tomcat and takes it upon himself to teach a young newcomer tomcat, Paco, some savvy from his bag of tricks… and he uses his imagination until it runs wild! Pepe is a Tiger, his markings are decidedly and conveniently striped. He has a slinky tiger walk and a looking-for-trouble demeanor. Paco, who is a delightful beige color that shimmers in the sunlight and moonlight and has puff cheeks with pronounced half-black whiskers, resembles a young Lion. Each one roams the jungle-like grounds. And when they have encounters the air is rent with the most awful squalling, caterwauling noises you can imagine! They reverberate and send mistress, maid and houseboy rushing to see what is the matter."